Category Archives: Parody Songs

ASK FATHER: Priest’s cassocks with shoulder capes

From a reader… I was wondering if any secular/diocesan priest is allowed to wear a black mozzetta as part of their choir dress? I have seen pictures of some priests wearing a black mozzetta such as the Canons Regular of … Continue reading

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07/07/07 – “dust off the censer, and toss out the bong”

Here is a grooovy oldie post from the WDTPRS archives. This, from this very day in 2007: Some time ago, the Official WDTPRS Parody Song Writer, the esteemed now Father Tim Ferguson wrote some lyrics in honor of Summorum Pontificum: As he put … Continue reading

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Congratulations Newly Ordained Fr. Tim Ferguson!

I was in Marquette, MI on Friday for the priestly ordination of a frequent commentator and parodohymnodist here, Fr. Timothy Ferguson.  His road to the priesthood was 29 years long!  As he quipped: “thirty less one”. He sent a note … Continue reading

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“dust off the censer, and toss out the bong” – 07/07/07

Here is a grooovy oldie post from the WDTPRS archives. This, from this very day in 2007: The Official WDTPRS Parody Song Writer, the esteemed Tim Ferguson has been at it again. As he put it, “I ruminated a bit … Continue reading

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Pete Seeger remembered

I hear that singer songwriter and erstwhile Communist Pete Seeger has died.  He was 94. May God be merciful to him and to all who pass to their eternal judgment, each and everyone. Once upon a time here on this … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z posts his annual rant on BLUE vestments and then sings to you. POLL!

Some veteran readers here know about my annual rant about BLUE vestments during Advent.  Lest all other Advent considerations – such as the coming of the Lord – be overshadowed, herein I rant. I believe this dopey liturgical abuse is … Continue reading

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Blue Vestments? An annual rant.

From a reader: Our priest borrowed glorious old blue vestments in the Roman style for today, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. He announced that it’s the first time for him, and that it is per a 400-some-year-old indult for … Continue reading

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ZUHLIO RETURNS: “Where Have All The Sisters Gone”?

The Official Parodohymnodist of Fr. Z’s Blog has inspired – I don’t know how he does it – has inspired – or even why he does it – has inspired to emerge from retirement ZUHLIO! Yes, after the triumphant reemergence … Continue reading

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NEW SONG! 5th Anniversary of Summorum Pontificum

The WDTPRS Parodohymnodist, inspired by the reposting of his offering 5th years ago, has come to our service again. COMPOSER’S NOTE: To the Beatles’ “Maxwell’s Silver Hammer” – unfortunately, to fit the tune, you have to put the emphasis on … Continue reading

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07/07/07 – 5 Years since the release of the text of Summorum Pontificum

I posted this last year, but it is good enough to repeat! On 7 July 2007 the text of Summorum Pontificum was released. The Motu Proprio went into force on the subsequent 14 September, but the release of the text … Continue reading

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